Oct 9, 2012 5:00am EDT
pervasive, it prompted the f.b.i. to put out a warning. the bureau says it's getting dozens of ransom ware complaints each day. >> it's one of the more destructive pieces of mall ware because -- malware because they'll encrypt the files. if you don't pay, they can just delete them. >> reporter: the hackers use such complicated methods, it's virtually impossible to recover your data. it's believed most are operating overseas so track be them down has become -- tracking them down has become futile as well. one reason some fall for the scam? the messages look like they're coming from the government accusing users of things like child pornography. >> it frightens people and preys on their fear. >> in retrospect, the amount of grief this will cause us would have been well worth the ransom but that wasn't the approach we took. >> reporter: steve never did pay the ransom nor degette his data back, -- did he get his data back, even after taking his computer to some of the best experts in the industry. if. >> if you think you've been a victim of ransom ware, you'll need to reach out for assistance.
Oct 9, 2012 8:00am PDT
for a little girl who vanished on her way to school. where fbi agents and police are focusing their investigation. >>> and a deadly meningitis outbreak spreading. why health officials believe thousands of people could be at risk. what you need to know, all "happening now." jon: and a good tuesday morning to you. that means election day is four weeks from today. can you believe that? a big surge for governor romney in the race for the white house to tell you about. i'm jon scott. jenna: hi, everybody, i'm jenna lee. we're getting a look at more brand new polling which shows mr. romney's strong debate performance last week may be resonating with voters. take a look at this. this is thepew poll of likely voters. governor romney now holding a four-point lead over the president. the governor trailed the president by eight points in the previous poll. and among likely women voters governor romney has closed a huge defender -- gender gap with the president. both candidates even at 47%. compare that to the same poll taken in mid-september before the debate. take a look at that gap. go
Oct 9, 2012 10:00am PDT
or myself as a talk show host for questioning what the pentagon, what our military, what the fbi, the c,o ia and our government regardless of the political platt form our president, she is entitled to her opinion. but i don't feel that we should just bomb every country when an ambassador is killed. i feel that's an emotional reaction. that's not something we as a nation need to do regardless of politics. megyn: you have a journalist expressing strong opinions about what we need to do in afghanistan. but she is an expert. is this so different -- she is a war correspondent. >> is it different than political reporters going on sunday shows expressing their views on politics? >> many liberals are trying to say she was attacked in egypt therefore this is too emotional for her. this woman has gone around the world and is saying the same thing several military individuals current and past have been saying for months on end to silent and deaf ears in media. what did we hear this month, this idea from washington. we were supposed to have some sort of peace treaty with the taliban. now they abandoned
Oct 9, 2012 3:00am PDT
the attack four americans dragged out and murdered there, we tried to get back. remember that story, the f.b.i. couldn't get back for weeks to the exact sight. >> brian: they were staying there 24 hours. >> steve: apparently there was -- this is where the white house in one of the instances fell down. they needed coordination between the libyans and department of justice and f.b.i.. the white house should have made that happen. they did not. people are starting to connect the dots. it looks like a cover up. last night on the bill o'reilly program. brit hume sat down with bill, smells like a problem for the white house. if this president were a republican, this would be a big story on all of the channels which currently it is not. >> certainly it is fair to say if it was a republican president. >> they would be going wild. >> a huge to do not only in the security and intelligence failure and senate cover up. that trail would be picked up it has fallen to fox new to follow up. >> pbs news did a good job. it comes down to cheryl. >> she is a very good reporter and that is one phase of the story.
Oct 9, 2012 10:00am PDT
that are active and we have four dead americans at a compound that as a member of congress i can't visit. the fbi had trouble getting in there to visit it. so that's -- it's still a problem. >> jason chaffetz, going to be an interesting hearing tomorrow, thank you very much for previewing it today. >> up next, sentencing day for jerry sandusky. you're watching "andrea mitchell reports" only on msnbc. getting the right amount of sleep not only improving your mood, enhances learning, memory and health. daily exercise can help you get a better night's rest. for the average adult doctors recommend getting seven hours of sleep. i have a cold, and i took nyquil, but i'm still stubbed up. [ male announcer ] truth is, nyquil doesn't unstuff your nose. what? [ male announcer ] alka-seltzer plus liquid gels speeds relief to your worst cold symptoms plus has a decongestant for your stuffy nose. thanks. that's the cold truth! and these come together, one thing you can depend on is that these will come together. delicious and wholesome. some combinations were just meant to be. tomato soup from campbell's. it'
Oct 9, 2012 2:35am EDT
scene, turned out to be pretty difficult. took the fbi three weeks to reach the location and gather evidence from there. it's been about a month. i know the white house has promised to bring justice but hasn't spelled anything in particular out. so i think they're waiting for facts to roll in, which are rolling in very slowly at this point. >> slowly. >> look for that to play a role in foreign policy debate. coming up too. >>> also we are hearing from an unrepentant jerry sandusky, a judge is expected to send him to prison for the rest of his life. sandusky released a defiant jailhouse statement to a penn state radio station, declaring his innocence and blaming it on a conspiracy, by lying, accusers, investigators and the media. >> they can take away my life. they can make me out as a monster. they can treat me as a monster. they can't take away my heart. in my heart i know i did not do these alleged disgusting acts. >> sandusky will be sentenced on 45 counts of child sex abuse. at least six of his victims plan to take the stand to ask the judge for the harshest possible punishment.
Oct 9, 2012 7:00am EDT
, there is an investigation under way by the fbi and the state department has launched what it calls an official accountability review board. we do not have the full picture of what actually happened, but there is no question that this is a major tragedy. it is the first time in more than two decades that the u.s. has lost an investor in a situation like this. host: susan glasser is editor in chief at "foreign policy magazine. indiana. chris. independent line. caller: jobs are going to be the most important thing in the election, but foreign policy will be important. as far as governor romney not pointing of the specificity of what he would do differently, i disagree. in his speech he pointed out a lot of things that he would do differently. he strongly backs israel. more money for the military. opposing various things. it was a best contrast to the president. -- vest contrast to the president. as far as foreign policy concerns respecting the election, you know, the president's policies have not seemed to have worked in the middle east. they have gotten worse over there, to me, and i am independ
Oct 9, 2012 5:00pm EDT
tragedy. on the specifics, there is an investigation under way by the fbi and the state department has launched what it calls an official accountability review board. we do not have the full picture of what actually happened, but there is no question that this is a major tragedy. it is the first time in more than two decades that the u.s. has lost an investor in a situation like this. has lost an ambassador in a situation like this. host: susan glasser is editor in chief at "foreign policy magazine. indiana. chris. independent line. caller: jobs are going to be the most important thing in the election, but foreign policy will be important. as far as governor romney not pointing of the specificity of what he would do differently, i disagree. in his speech he pointed out a lot of things that he would do differently. he strongly backs israel. more money for the military. opposing various things. it was a vast contrast to the president. as far as foreign policy concerns respecting the election, you know, the president's policies have not seemed to have worked in the middle east. they have
Oct 9, 2012 6:00am EDT
. why does the fbi come with reservations to investigate mergers and versus the state in some communities and the whole issue of who has jurisdiction is like one of the issue is why we are on the hill today dealing with violence against women t figure out how can the tribal government be able to have jurisdiction to be able to protect their women and children from perpetrators and another issue that you deal with as a foundational peace in your book is you talk about the welfare act you mentioned a little bit about the adoption in the high number of children and foster care. we are waiting for this decision that is coming out in south carolina about the indian child welfare and i think people who are policy decision makers should read this book because it has the ground and principles on the issues we are dealing with today. in a few minutes we have left i wanted to be able to -- what are those policies and what were you thinking when you include those in the book and what were your hopes? >> guest: a lot of people want a lot of indian studies 101. how does sovereignty work? t